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Music Theatre Wichita Announces Cast of IN THE HEIGHTS Photo Music Theatre Wichita Announces Cast of IN THE HEIGHTS
by Julie Musbach - Jul 26, 2019

Music Theatre Wichita concludes its 2019 Season with In the Heights August 7-11, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical which introduced Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda to Broadway. With book written by Quiara Alegría Hudes, the high-energy story unfolds during a tumultuous three-day period which dramatically affects the residents of a close-knit Washington Heights neighborhood.

Vanessa Williams, Paulo Szot, and Jason Gotay To Star In Development Reading of New M Photo Vanessa Williams, Paulo Szot, and Jason Gotay To Star In Development Reading of New Musical CHERI
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 11, 2019

The development of the musical version of CHERI, with book/lyrics by Teri Hansen and music by Chabrier, Chopin, Debussy, de Falla, Duparc, Ravel, and Satie, directed by Dontee Kiehn (Associate Director: An American In Paris), musical direction by Andy Einhorn (Carousel), and choreography by Parker Esse (Helen Hayes Award 2018,2019), continues with a weeklong private industry reading in Manhattan August 5-12.

Jenn Colella and Charles Shaughnessy to Lead PETER PAN at Pittsburgh CLO Photo Jenn Colella and Charles Shaughnessy to Lead PETER PAN at Pittsburgh CLO
by Julie Musbach - Apr 11, 2019

Pittsburgh CLO's 2019 Summer Season will be highlighted by stand-out performances from Broadway's best and distinguished stars of film and television, including Jenn Colella, star of Tony-winning Come From Away, Charles Shaughnessy, best known as Maxwell Sheffield on TV's The Nanny and Ace Young of American Idol fame.

Photo Flash: First Look at THE LITTLE MERMAID at Music Theatre Wichita Photo Photo Flash: First Look at THE LITTLE MERMAID at Music Theatre Wichita
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 7, 2018

Music Theatre Wichita concludes its 2018 Season with the return of Disney's "The Little Mermaid," directed and choreographed by Linda Goodrich, with musical direction by Thomas W. Douglas. The 60-member cast includes Broadway veterans working alongside some of the nation's most promising new talent, all showcased in an brand-new staging, featuring imaginative sets and costumes inspired by the classic Disney film. In 2011, Music Theatre Wichita was one of the first three theatres in the country to receive permission from the Disney Company to produce this title following its Broadway run, and the new edition marks the local premiere of the newly revised script and score. "The Little Mermaid" runs for ten performances, August 8-18 at the Century II Concert Hall in downtown Wichita, Kansas.

BWW TV: THE LITTLE MERMAID Swims Into Music Theatre Wichita Photo BWW TV: THE LITTLE MERMAID Swims Into Music Theatre Wichita
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 7, 2018

Music Theatre Wichita concludes its 2018 Season with the return of Disney's "The Little Mermaid," directed and choreographed by Linda Goodrich, with musical direction by Thomas W. Douglas. The 60-member cast includes Broadway veterans working alongside some of the nation's most promising new talent, all showcased in an brand-new staging, featuring imaginative sets and costumes inspired by the classic Disney film. In 2011, Music Theatre Wichita was one of the first three theatres in the country to receive permission from the Disney Company to produce this title following its Broadway run, and the new edition marks the local premiere of the newly revised script and score. "The Little Mermaid" runs for ten performances, August 8-18 at the Century II Concert Hall in downtown Wichita, Kansas.

Photo Flash: Music Theatre Wichita Presents PIPPIN Photo Photo Flash: Music Theatre Wichita Presents PIPPIN
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 26, 2018

Music Theatre Wichita continues its 2018 Season with one of the first regional productions of the newly revised Pippin, reflecting the changes composer-lyricist Stephen Schwartz and librettist Roger O. Hirson introduced in the 2013 Broadway revival. Directed and choreographed by Emmy-nominated Al Blackstone ("So You Think You Can Dance"), the lavish production features a 32-member cast in an all-new staging. The fourth of five self-produced musicals in MTWichita's 2018 season, the run continues through July 29. Disney's The Little Mermaid will conclude the season August 8-18.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At PIPPIN At MT Wichita Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At PIPPIN At MT Wichita
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 26, 2018

Music Theatre Wichita continues its 2018 Season with one of the first regional productions of the newly revised Pippin, reflecting the changes composer-lyricist Stephen Schwartz and librettist Roger O. Hirson introduced in the 2013 Broadway revival. Directed and choreographed by Emmy-nominated Al Blackstone ("So You Think You Can Dance"), the lavish production features a 32-member cast in an all-new staging. The fourth of five self-produced musicals in MTWichita's 2018 season, the run continues through July 29. Disney's The Little Mermaid will conclude the season August 8-18.

BWW Review: BRIGADOON at CLO Is a Highland Fling Photo BWW Review: BRIGADOON at CLO Is a Highland Fling
by Greg Kerestan - Jul 20, 2018

A sentimental, old-fashioned musical can be corny and slow in the wrong hands, but this production is as fresh as the heather on the hill.

Photo Flash: Music Theatre Wichita Presents FREAKY FRIDAY Photo Photo Flash: Music Theatre Wichita Presents FREAKY FRIDAY
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 12, 2018

Music Theatre Wichita continues its 2018 Season with the new Disney musical Freaky Friday. The third of five locally produced Broadway-scale productions, Freaky Friday plays July 11-15 at the Century II Concert Hall in downtown Wichita, KS.

Head to the Highlands with Pittsburgh CLO's BRIGADOON Opening July 17 Photo Head to the Highlands with Pittsburgh CLO's BRIGADOON Opening July 17
by Julie Musbach - Jul 2, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO is proud to bring Lerner and Loewe's BRIGADOON from the Scottish Highlands to the Benedum Center stage July 17 - 22. As part of its ongoing mission to celebrate musical theater, Pittsburgh CLO often revives classics, thus introducing new audiences to the masterpieces of Broadway's golden age.

Photo Flash  Music Theatre Wichita Presents GUYS AND DOLLS Photo Photo Flash Music Theatre Wichita Presents GUYS AND DOLLS
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 29, 2018

Music Theatre Wichita continues its 2018 Season with a fresh take on the classic musical Guys and Dolls. The second of five locally produced Broadway-scale productions, Guys and Dolls plays June 27-July 1 at the Century II Concert Hall in downtown Wichita, KS.

VIDEO: Music Theatre Wichita Presents GUYS AND DOLLS Photo VIDEO: Music Theatre Wichita Presents GUYS AND DOLLS
by Stage Tube - Jun 29, 2018

Music Theatre Wichita continues its 2018 Season with a fresh take on the classic musical Guys and Dolls. The second of five locally produced Broadway-scale productions, Guys and Dolls plays June 27-July 1 at the Century II Concert Hall in downtown Wichita, KS.

Music Theatre Wichita Continues Season with GUYS AND DOLLS Photo Music Theatre Wichita Continues Season with GUYS AND DOLLS
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 21, 2018

Music Theatre Wichita continues its 2018 Season with a fresh take on the classic musical Guys and Dolls. The second of five locally produced Broadway-scale productions, Guys and Dolls plays June 27-July 1 at the Century II Concert Hall in downtown Wichita, KS.

Tulsa Premiere Of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Opens Tonight Photo Tulsa Premiere Of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Opens Tonight
by Stephi Wild - Jun 19, 2018

Celebrity Attractions brings the most awarded new musical of 2015, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, to the Tulsa Performing Arts Center for a limited engagement of only eight performances June 19-24. The Tony Award-winning production's tickets are on sale now.

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS to Host Broadway Dance Masterclass Photo AN AMERICAN IN PARIS to Host Broadway Dance Masterclass
by Julie Musbach - Jun 12, 2018

Celebrity Attractions, in association with Tulsa Ballet, is proud to present a special dance masterclass with the national Broadway tour of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS. The masterclass will be held Wednesday, June 20 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Tulsa Ballet studios located at 1212 E 45th Place in Tulsa. AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Dance Captain Christopher Howard will lead local metro Tulsa area dance students ages 14 and up in an advanced level workshop. Student sign-ups are now open and must be made in advance.

Zullo/RawMovement Presents Queerly Contemporary Festival Photo Zullo/RawMovement Presents Queerly Contemporary Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2018

Zullo/RawMovement presents the Queerly Contemporary Festival today, June 9, 2018 at 7:30pm at City Center Studio 4, 130 West 56th Street, NYC. Doors open at 7pm for a gallery exhibit with works by Ricardo Francis. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at https://www.zullorawmovement.com/.

Shonica Gooden, Matt Bogart, Jenni Barber Announced for Music Theatre Wichita's 2018  Photo Shonica Gooden, Matt Bogart, Jenni Barber Announced for Music Theatre Wichita's 2018 Season
by Stephi Wild - May 29, 2018

Casting is announced today for Music Theatre Wichita's 47th Season, which includes including Sister Act, Guys and Dolls, Disney's Freaky Friday, Pippin, and Disney's The Little Mermaid.

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS to Play Austin at Bass Concert Hall Photo AN AMERICAN IN PARIS to Play Austin at Bass Concert Hall
by Stephi Wild - May 21, 2018

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards¬ģ, will play Austin at Bass Concert Hall for a one week engagement May 30 - June 3.

Zullo/RawMovement Presents Queerly Contemporary Festival Photo Zullo/RawMovement Presents Queerly Contemporary Festival
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2018

Zullo/RawMovement presents the Queerly Contemporary Festival on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 7:30pm at City Center Studio 4, 130 West 56th Street, NYC. Doors open at 7pm for a gallery exhibit with works by Ricardo Francis. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at https://www.zullorawmovement.com/.

Zullo/RawMovement Presents Queerly Contemporary Festival Photo Zullo/RawMovement Presents Queerly Contemporary Festival
by Julie Musbach - May 9, 2018

Zullo/RawMovement presents the Queerly Contemporary Festival on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 7:30pm at City Center Studio 4, 130 West 56th Street, NYC. Doors open at 7pm for a gallery exhibit with works by Ricardo Francis.

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